Elected: 2019
Discipline: Professional, Educational and Public Sector Leadership
Professor Elizabeth Grant FRSE

Director of the Global Health Academy and Assistant Principal for Global Health, University of Edinburgh.

At the University of Edinburgh Professor Liz Grant supports global health partnerships in low-income countries, translating research into action; directs a Masters of Family Medicine and Global Health Challenges; and the Global Health PhD programme. She is passionate about planetary health and palliative care in contexts of poverty and conflict – new beginnings and better endings. Liz leads the Global Compassion Initiative, developing work on the value base of the Sustainable Development Goals. She sits on the Scottish Government NHS Global Citizenship Board and is a trustee of CBM Scotland.